Bradley Duncan

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Bradley Duncan

Executive Director, Graduate Academic Affairs; Professor, Electro-Optics; Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • Full-Time Faculty

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, VA Tech, 1991
  • M.S., Electrical Engineering, VA Tech, 1988
  • B.S.E.E., Electrical Engineering, VA Tech, 1986

Research Interests

  • Ladar system analysis and design
  • RF digital and free space optical communications
  • Fiber optic sensing/communications
  • Optical waveguide transmission applications
  • Non-destructive evaluation and holography

Courses Taught

  • EOP 513, Guided Wave Optics
  • EOP 514, Fourier Optics
  • ECE 340, Engineering Probability, Random Variables and Random Processes

Professional Activities

  • Senior Member, IEEE
  • Senior Member, Optical Society of America
  • Member, SPIE

Profile

Selected Publications

  • Venable III, S.M., B.D. Duncan, M.P. Dierking, and D.J. Rabb. 2012. Demonstrated resolution enhancement capability of a stripmap holographic aperture ladar system. Applied Optics 51, no. 22 (August 1): 5531-5542.
  • Carns, J.L., B.D. Duncan, and M.P. Dierking. 2012. Saturated semiconductor optical amplifier phase modulation for long range laser radar applications. Applied Optics 51, no. 24 (August 20): 5850-5862.
  • Stokes, A.J., B.D. Duncan and M.P. Dierking. 2010. Improving mid-frequency contrast in sparse aperture optical imaging systems based upon the golay-9 array. Optics Express 18, no. 5 (March 1): 4417-4427.
  • Dierking, M.P., and B.D. Duncan. 2010. Periodic, Pseudo-noise waveforms for multi-function coherent ladar. Applied Optics 49, no. 10 (April 1): 1908-1922.
  • Stafford, J.W., B.D. Duncan, and M.P. Dierking. 2010. Experimental demonstration of a stripmap holographic aperture ladar system. Applied Optics 49, no. 12 (April 20): 2262-2270.
  • Duncan, B.D., and M.P. Dierking. 2009. Holographic aperture ladar. Applied Optics 48, no.6 (February 20): 1168-1177.